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Immaculate Conception. Why Do We Celebrate the Immaculate Conception?

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The misinterpretation of the Virgin Mary’s conception led to the first Mariological innovation of the “immaculate conception” in the Roman Catholic Church. So in the writings of Paschasius Radbert. According to the dogma of the “immaculate conception”, also the Mother of God was free from ancestral sin. Being born like the Saviour, through the shadow of the Holy Spirit. And indeed not through the bodily union.

The Immaculate Conception is the day on which Saint Anne was announced that she would give birth to the Birth of God. And it is important because on this day the bonds of sonship are loosened; for God, hearing Joachim and Anne. Above all hope, made it clear to them that they would give birth to the daughter of God. Of whom the Unborn One was born, becoming man. Commanding the angel to cry to her: Rejoice, full of grace, the Lord is with you!

Saints Joachim and Anne are depicted as follows: the right-handed Joachim is depicted as old, grey, with around beard. Saint Anne is depicted as old, wearing a red waistcoat and a green himation. They are depicted in various scenes from the life of Our Lady: her conception, her birth. Her blessing by the priests, and Our Lady’s Entrance into the Church.